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Energy Safety Nets: India Case Study


Publication Year: 2020

Author(s): Patnaik S, Jha S, Pradhan K, Jain A


This study is first-of-its-kind research to inform best practices at the intersection of energy policy and social assistance to protect very poor, vulnerable and marginalised people. A part of the Energy Safety Nets research series, it was undertaken in partnership with Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD). Energy Safety Net is an umbrella term for government-led approaches to support very poor and vulnerable people to access essential modern energy services. 

The India case study focuses on four major schemes within the ambit of LPG Programme: Pratyash Hanstantrit Labh (PaHaL) or the Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG Subsidy (DBTL), ‘Give it Up’ Campaign, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), and Unified Guidelines for Selection of LPG distributorships.

Source of Publication: Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)

Country: India

Publisher/Organisation: Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)

Rights: Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)


Theme: Sustainable transportation | Subtheme: Energy

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